Student Resources for Sustainable Development Goals

Source: United Nations Description: It’s important to start learning about sustainable development from an early age. The materials available on this page are for adults and youth alike – a fun and engaging way to learn about the Sustainable Development Goals and what you can do to take action to make them a reality. Please download and…
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World’s Largest Lesson

Source: World’s Largest Lesson Description: We promote use of the Sustainable Development Goals in learning so that children can contribute to a better future for all. From citizenship and justice to climate change and the environment, inspire children to make a difference! This website offers fun activities and materials for all educators and settings – from schools, clubs…
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The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Source: The Global Goals Description: In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals (officially known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). It’s now five years on, and we have more work than ever to do. These goals have the power to create a better world by 2030, by ending poverty, fighting inequality and addressing the…
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Every Kid in a Park World Heritage Classroom Activity

Source: National Park Service Description: Across the globe, it is a high honor to have a heritage site recognized as a World Heritage Site. In addition, in many cases, tourists will visit a site just because it has become a World Heritage Site. This in turn, creates jobs and revenue for the communities where these sites are located .In order to be selected…
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Teachers Sustainable Development Goal Resources

Source: TeachSDGs Description: Through TeachSDGs, resources are readily available in the form of videos, global projects, social media, and teacher connections in order to teach and spread awareness about sustainable development goals. To help reach their goal of actively supporting and enhancing the work of the United Nations’ efforts within K-12 classrooms, the TeachSDGs organization contributes to the…
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Heritage Storytime Ep2: Philly has a Dream for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Heritage Storytime: Heritage Storytime is a series of monthly storytime episodes presented by Global Philadelphia Association. For more info and to watch other episodes, visit our STORIES page. Episode Description: Join us for the second episode of Heritage Storytime, where we’ll hear Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s inspiring “I Have a Dream” speech, read from a…
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Heritage Storytime Ep1: Oney Judge’s Daring Escape from Slavery

Heritage Storytime: Heritage Storytime is a series of monthly storytime episodes presented by Global Philadelphia Association. For more info and to watch other episodes, visit our STORIES page. Episode Description: Join us for our first virtual Heritage Storytime episode! We’ll be at the African American Museum in Philadelphia reading the book “My Name Is Oney Judge” by local…
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Heritage Storytime

Source: Global Philadelphia Association What is Heritage Storytime? Heritage Storytime (HS) is a series of monthly storytime episodes presented virtually for children. Each HS episode will focus on a heritage-related theme and will feature a children’s book read-along as well as complementary learning materials and activities. HS nurtures our desire to tell stories about our…
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Resources for African American Genealogy

Source: American Ancestors Description: Researching African American ancestors can be challenging and often requires some creative searching methods. Many African Americans find it difficult to trace their family earlier than the 1870 United States Federal Census, the first federal census following emancipation and the first to record many former slaves by name. Locating records of slave ancestors…
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African-American Genealogy

Source: PBS – History Detectives Description: The challenges of reaching back to the period before the Civil War are great, but a host of tools are available if you know where to look. One invaluable resource is The U.S. National Archives. Documents created by federal agencies after the Civil War provide a wealth of personal data about…
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